Pella Football Alumnus Enters Iowa Hawkeye Starting Lineup

A former Pella High School football standout is now looking to make an impact in the Big Ten this fall in Iowa City. Nick DeJong is in the starting five preseason depth chart for the Iowa Hawkeyes ahead of camp. DeJong was a First Team All-State selection and a state shot put champion in the 2018-19 school year for the Dutch. DeJong and the Hawkeyes open 2021 at home on September 4th against Indiana.
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Highland Shooting Sports Team to Host Open Trap Shoot Event

The Highland Shooting Sports team is set to show off their new trap house. This Sunday the team will be hosting an open trap shoot event with members of the Riverside VFW and the community to showcase their new trap house, trap thrower, wireless trap release system, shooting platforms and new sidewalks. Renovations were made possible with help from the VFW, Washington County Riverboat Foundation, Foundations Unlimited, Whitetails Unlimited and local fundraising efforts. The event will begin at noon at the Riverside VFW Post 6414.
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Big Ten football coaches enthusiastic about name, image, and likeness

INDIANAPOLIS — Minnesota head football coach P.J. Fleck is enthusiastic about the prospect of student-athletes around the country profiting from name, image, and likeness. Especially in Minneapolis. “I’m fired up. I’m fired up about name, image, and likeness,” Fleck said at the Big Ten Football Media Days. “Now, there’s no...

Iowa Football History in AP Poll: Victories vs. No. 19

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa had gotten the 2015 season off to a 4-0 start. Another victory and the Hawkeyes were likely headed for a return to the Associated Press poll for the first time since late November, 2010. But another victory brought a pesky challenge in the Big Ten...

ADM to Face Marion First Round

ADM Tigers baseball was able to punch their ticket to the state baseball tournament in Iowa City, and found out about their opponent yesterday as they will be taking on the Indians of Marion in first round action in Iowa City. Marion is the top overall seed of the tournament...
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Eckrich Boys Top Muscatine County Fair Races

WEST LIBERTY, Iowa – Stock car racing headlined the opening day of the Muscatine County Fair at West Liberty Raceway Wednesday, with five classes taking to the half-mile dirt track. Andy Eckrich was the victor in the IMCA Late Model feature. Eckrich passed early race leader Matt Ryan on lap...

2021 state baseball pairings announced

BOONE, Iowa — Pairings have been announced for next week's 2021 Iowa High School State Baseball Tournament. Games will be played at Duane Banks Field in Iowa City (Class 3A and 4A) and Merchants Park in Grinnell (Class 1A and 2A). See the complete list of pairings and tournament schedules...
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Sources Say Iowa to Name Field At Kinnick Stadium

KWWL is reporting that two people familiar with a proposal say that the University of Iowa has plans to rename the field at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, after Duke Slater. The two sources spoke to the Associated Press on a condition of anonymity because the official plan to honor Slater has yet to be officially announced.

Weber Represents Keota on Academic All State

One Keota softball player was recently recognized at the state level for her work in the classroom. Sky Weber was named to the academic all state softball team by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association. To be eligible, a student athlete must have had a cumulative GPA of 3.85 or higher. The senior first baseman recorded a .242 on base percentage, brought in four runs, and recorded two extra base hits.

Ottumwa Baseball stops 16 year State Tournament drought

OTTUMWA,Iowa — The Ottumwa Bulldogs came into this game knowing they had to battle said Head Coach John Jaeger. The Bulldogs had no choice as they found their state tournament hopes slipping away as they were down 1-0 in the bottom of the sixth inning against Iowa City High. Then...

AP sources: Iowa plans to name football field for Duke Slater

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Two people familiar with the proposal say the University of Iowa plans to name the field at Kinnick Stadium for Duke Slater. Slater was an All-American tackle a century ago and the first Black lineman in the NFL. He is also set to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August.

Here are the first-round pairings for the 2021 Iowa state baseball tournament

We've hit the final leg of the 2020-21 athletic season, with the state baseball tournament wrapping things up next week in Carroll and Iowa City. The first-round pairings have been released following Wednesday's exciting night of substate action. There were a handful of upsets sprinkled alongside title contenders taking care...

KMAland Sports Schedule: Friday, July 23rd

(KMAland) -- One final day of the softball season, and KMA Sports has Atlantic/Williamsburg in a 3A third place meeting. Check out the full schedule for Friday in Fort Dodge below. STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE. Class 3A State Tournament. Championship: Davenport Assumption vs. Mount Vernon, 2:30 PM. Consolation: Atlantic vs....
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Linderbaum Named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa junior offensive lineman Tyler Linderbaum has been named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List, the Boomer Esiason Foundation announced Friday. The Rimington Trophy is awarded to the nation’s premier center in college football. Linderbaum (6-foot-3, 290-pounds) was a finalist for the Rimington Trophy...
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State Little League wraps up in Centerville

CENTERVILLE – If Jason Slaughter has any say in it, it won't take another eight years for an Iowa State Little League Tournament will be held in southeastern Iowa. The manager of Grandview's 8-9 year-old Little League baseball squad was soaking wet on Thursday night after being doused with a bucket full of water by his players in celebration of a thrilling 11-9 state championship win over Johnston. The dramatic title game concluded the five-day tournament hosted by Iowa District 7 at Memorial Park in Centerville, the first time the district has hosted a state Little League tournament since 2013 when the Iowa State 9-10 year-old tournament was held in Appanoose County.

Iowa volleyball announces 2021 schedule

(Iowa City) -- Iowa volleyball has announced their 2021 schedule, including 13 home games at Xtream Arena in Coralville. The schedule includes 30 total contests with 10 non-conference and 20 in conference. Iowa will open the season at the Coastal Carolina Invitational in Conway, South Carolina on August 28th. View...